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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Notogibbula preissiana (Philippi, 1849)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Gibbula preissiana auct.
   Monilea preissiana auct.
   Notogibbula preissiana auct.
   Trochus preissianus Philippi, 1849
   Gibbula porcellana A. Adams, 1853
   Gibbula weldii Tenison-Woods, 1877

Common Name

Twin Keeled Top Shell p.170      Cotton, B.C. 1959.  


Victoria to Bunbury, Western Australia

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia


depth: continental shelf [ to 22 fathoms ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: rocks 


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.170, fig. 100 [ common name, description, radula description, animal description, distribution, diagnosis and comparison to close relatives ]  General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1902. p.132 [ synonymy and literature names ]  General reference
 Tate, R. & May, W. L. 1901. p.404 Synonomy
 Torr, C.M. 1914. p.365 Radula


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Trochinae Rafinesque, 1815
                        Gibbulini Stoliczka, 1868
                          Notogibbula Iredale, 1924
                            Notogibbula preissiana (Philippi, 1849)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=6453) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.